Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe

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Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe

Here in upper Michigan fresh strawberries are starting to come on the market. I decided for something a little different to try this Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe; you don’t see many cupcake recipes that call for fresh strawberries. This is a very simple recipe with great taste and I am sure if you have any kids these won’t last very long; they’ll love them. So if you have a few extra strawberries and are in the mood for a delicious sweet treat, give this Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe a try.

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Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes Recipe
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Recipe type: Desert
Serves: 12 cupcakes
  • 10 tablespoons butter, room temperature
  • ¾ cup white sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 teaspoon strawberry extract
  • 1¾ cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ cup finely chopped fresh strawberries
  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Grease 12 cupcake pan cups or line with paper liners.
  3. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs one at a time, add the milk, and then stir in the strawberry extract.
  4. Combine the flour, baking powder and salt; sift and stir into the batter until blended. Fold in strawberries last.
  5. Spoon the batter into the prepared cups, dividing evenly.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until the tops spring back when lightly pressed or tooth pick comes out clean- 20 to 25 minutes.
  7. Cool over a wire rack; arrange the cupcakes on a serving platter, frost with desired frosting.

Fresh Strawberry Cupcakes

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